Florida kids go free at Legoland this summer

By Laura This summer, LEGOLAND Florida Resort is inviting kids throughout the state to visit for free! The theme park has rolled out an exclusive, limited-time offer just for kids. Florida residents who buy a full-price, single-day adult ticket to LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park and LEGOLAND Water Park get a kid’s ticket absolutely free. The […]

Vacation deals in Port Richey, Kissimmee, Doral & others in Florida

By Living on the Cheap For vacations in the Sunshine State, deals at hotels, resorts and inns in Florida are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and Travelzoo. Some of the deals are 40 percent to 50 percent off, or more. These are among the freshest deals, with links for information and purchases. Doral, […]

Blue Star Museums program offers free entry for military families

Dozens of venues in Florida are participating in a national program that offers free entry to personnel on active duty in the U.S. armed forces and their families. The Blue Star Museums program for military, which includes members of National Guard and Reserve, is offered to Labor Day. The program is organized by the National Endowment for the […]

Florida Botanical Gardens is a free attraction

By Alexxis Bring the family and spend the day at The Florida Botanical Gardens, which showcases flora, fauna, and natural resources in motivational surroundings to promote environmentally friendly techniques. There is also a nature trail, a children’s trail, art in the garden, wildlife, a gift shop, and boardwalks and bridges. The Florida Botanical Gardens is […]

Free-entry days at National Parks in Florida, some national parks are always fee-free

In Florida, some national parks require an entry fee, and some national parks are always free. Florida’s  national parks that are always free are Biscayne National Park, Miami De Soto National Memorial, Bradenton Fort Caroline National Memorial and the Timucuan Preserve, Jacksonville Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Augustine Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, stretching from North Carolina to Jacksonville […]

Vacation deals in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Naples & others in Florida

For vacations in the Sunshine State, deals at hotels, resorts and inns in Florida are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and Travelzoo. Some of the deals are 40 percent to 50 percent off, or more. These are among the freshest deals, with links for information and purchases. Orlando, from $62 for Avanti Resort, […]

10 free and cheap things to do in Sarasota

Whether it’s attending a sunset drum circle at the beach, catching a movie, or visiting an art museum, Sarasota has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in Sarasota, while on a budget. 1. Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle Every Sunday, one hour before sunset, […]

13 free and cheap things to do around St. Petersburg

Whether it’s going to a beach, a sunset festival, an art museum, or a sponge factory, St. Petersburg has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in and nearby St. Petersburg, while on a budget. 1. Sunsets at Pier 60 Celebrate the sunset, 365 days a […]

10 free and cheap things to do around Bradenton

Whether it’s attending an art walk, visiting a national memorial, or enjoying the beach, Bradenton has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy around Bradenton, while on a budget. 1. Village of the Arts Art Walk On the first Friday and Saturday of the month, the […]

12 free and cheap things to do in The Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is full of history, wildlife, breathtaking views, interesting people and good times. Here are 12 free and cheap things to do in the Florida Keys that will make your trip memorable. Key Largo 1. Florida Keys Wild Bird Center Visit the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, founded by Laura Quinn, where you can […]

10 free things to do in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area

Some of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach and other towns in Broward are free. Allow your wallet a break and browse these recommendations. Enjoy music Along New River on Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale, Sunday Jazz Brunch is a popular event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. most first Sundays of the month, featuring an assortment […]